Samsung Galaxy A41 vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy A12

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Display

Size:

6.1 inches
4.7 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 431 PPI
1280 x 720 pixels, 312 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED
LCD

Screen-to-body:

85.82 %
67.85 %
85.80 %

Features:

60Hz refresh rate, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

MediaTek Helio P65 MT6768
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765

Processor:

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Arm Cortex-A75 and Arm Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 12 nm
Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU:

Mali-G52 MC2
Mali-T830 MP2
PowerVR GE8320

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
2GB LPDDR3
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB, available to use: 46.9 GB
16GB, available to use: 9.7 GB
64GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 48.2 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (11, 10), Samsung One UI
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (10), Samsung One UI UI

Battery

Capacity:

3500 mAh
2350 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Fast charging
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Single camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

48 MP (PDAF)
13 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
48 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.9
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm

Second camera:

8 MP (Ultra-wide)
5 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2

Third camera:

5 MP (Depth information)
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.4

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

25 MP
8 MP
8 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.90 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches (149.9 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm)
5.33 x 2.61 x 0.31 inches (135.4 x 66.2 x 7.9 mm)
6.46 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (164 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm)

Weight:

5.36 oz (152.0 g)
4.87 oz (138.0 g)
7.23 oz (205.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint
Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Prism Crush black, Prism Crush white, Prism Crush blue, Prism Crush red
Black sky, Gold sand, Peach cloud, Blue mist
Black, White, Blue, Red

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 40(2300)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 1(2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA
LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share, MirrorLink

Radio:

FM

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 b, g, n; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible)
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Charging
Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Mass storage device

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer

Other:

NFC, ANT+
NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Dec 21, 2016
Mar 11, 2021

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA320F link
A3LSMA125U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.45 W/kg
1.14 W/kg

Body:

0.74 W/kg
1.20 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.56 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.94 W/kg
1.34 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

€ 179

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy A41 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.
This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy A12 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

Power brick, USB cable, Headphones, Sim card extraction tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Apr 08, 2020
Jan 02, 2017
Nov 24, 2020
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